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Director of Supply Chain and Distribution

Location:
Vaughan, ON
Industry:
Consumer Goods

Argentus is working with another brand new client in the booming Consumer Packaged Goods Industry on a senior leadership Supply Chain role! This organization is a global CPG manufacturer with a great lineup of sustainable products distributed to retail, and a diverse, growth-oriented supply chain leadership team. Today, they’re looking for a Director of Supply Chain and Distribution! 

This role will be working out of the company’s head office in Vaughan, ON, to provide overall strategic leadership and oversight to the company’s supply chain and distribution functions. Working within the company’s leadership team, you will manage a variety of key, interdisciplinary supply chain functions including supply planning, forecasting, scheduling, working with overseas 3rd party manufacturers, ocean freight, and distribution to retail. In this role, you will work to develop the function and continue to build the supply chain team, process and technology, using a hands-on and strategic leadership style. You will collaborate across the organization to build supply chain strategies to meet the company’s needs, oversee the demand and supply chain planning function to improve overall forecast accuracy, implement a Sales & Operations Planning process, and supervise order management. You will oversee the company’s warehouses distributing to retail, as well as 3rd party manufacturing suppliers, working with a continuous improvement mindset to improve performance and develop high-level strategic insights about how to maximize value all along the supply chain. In addition, you will oversee the company’s transportation and trade compliance function, providing leadership to help them achieve supply chain goals in the transportation of ocean freight, and improve cost and service levels. 

In summary, this is a career-making supply chain leadership role—the chance to knit together the various elements of a holistic supply chain to achieve amazing things. For this role, the successful candidate needs to be an accomplished leader with at least 10 years of supply chain management experience, as well as 5 years of experience in a leadership capacity in a consumer goods / manufacturing organization that distributes to retail. Experience with forecasting, supply planning, scheduling, procurement, working with 3rd party manufacturers, as well as ocean freight, are all key competencies for this role. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a new opportunity, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to recruit@argentus.com.

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. Only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.

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